Our Vision

Healthy & Equitable Cities

Over 80% of the U.S. population lives in a city. In the nation’s 35 largest urban areas alone, this amounts to more than 61 million people. Our coalition of public health professionals aims to eliminate disparities that exist in urban areas and create a healthier lives for present and future generations.

Why Healthy Cities Matter

  • Health Equity Tool

    Together with Human Impact Partners, we created an Equity Lens Tool for health officials and their staffs to use in the context of COVID-related decision making.

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  • Big Cities Health Dashboard

    In partnership with Drexel University, we provide hard-to-find city-level health data.

    Visit the Dashboard
  • COVID-19 Inequities in Cities Dashboard

    Explore 60,000 data points detailing how COVID-19 hits some communities harder than others.

    Explore the Data
  • Community Safety Realized: Public Health Pathways to Preventing Violence

    Cities can be made safer when we understand the events that have led to present conditions and act on this knowledge by implementing policies and practices that address the root causes of violence.

    Download the Report